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Column: Upcoming Fuelled Nutrition Workshop

Column: Upcoming Fuelled Nutrition Workshop

[Opinion column written by Agathe Holowatinc] Join me next month in a garden oasis for my four-hour [half day] workshop on the subject of Ayurveda – an ancient Indian holistic [whole-body] healing system. Following the success of my last workshop – An Ayurvedic Approach to Weight Loss workshop, held October 10th, which was so much fun to put... Read more of this article

Column: Managing Money As A Single Parent

Column: Managing Money As A Single Parent

[Written by Carla Seely] Organising and planning for your family’s financial well-being can be challenging at the best of times. However, there are many more challenges involved when managing and maintaining a household as a single parent. Being a single parent means you have less money to spare, and there is a pressing need to have a solid long-term... Read more of this article

Column: Travel Bug Got You Down?

Column: Travel Bug Got You Down?

[Opinion column written by Agathe Holowatinc] Traveling is complicated right now, so I love to reflect on the places I’ve been and feel gratitude for having had the adventures and travels I’ve had. The photos from my many journeys spark joy. This is me in Budapest, in theautumn, this time of year, 11 years ago.What I’ve noticed in my nutrition... Read more of this article

Column: Sexual Harassment, Silence, Speaking

Column: Sexual Harassment, Silence, Speaking

[Opinion column written by OBA MP Susan Jackson] Women may be wondering – even frustrated – by the silence at a time when all women have the opportunity to raise their voices in horror over the recent outcry sparked by former parliamentarian, Rolfe Commissiong. His dismissal follows the public confession of an ‘inappropriate statement’. Women’s... Read more of this article

Column: Covid-19 Risk For Those With Diabetes

Column: Covid-19 Risk For Those With Diabetes

[Column written by Dr Janaki Vakharia] Bermuda has a high incidence of diabetes, particularly of Type 2 diabetes, which can develop later in life. The Bermuda Diabetes Association with the Ministry of Health estimated in a 2014 survey that 12 percent of the population were living with both types of diabetes, and they believed that this number has increased... Read more of this article

Column: Apology, Congratulations And Caution

Column: Apology, Congratulations And Caution

[Opinion column written by Vic Ball] As those of you reading this can imagine, it is without a doubt one of the most difficult opinions I have written. I initiate it with an apology to the Bermudian people. It is very evident that the OBA failed to provide a viable alternative to the questionable governance that we have endured over the past three years.... Read more of this article

Column: Democracy Is Young, Challenges Real

Column: Democracy Is Young, Challenges Real

[Opinion column written by FDM candidate Cheryl Packwood] Vote!  Our Democracy Is Young And Our Challenges Are Real October 1st is the day.  This is the time.  This is when you and I as fellow Bermudians with equal rights get to proclaim that “We Matter.” Sometimes it seems so hard to believe that our “one little vote” will make a difference,... Read more of this article

Column: Not Posting Transformation Pictures

Column: Not Posting Transformation Pictures

[Opinion column written by Hafid James] Disclaimer: This is not an attack on any coach/PT or individuals that use/post weight loss transformation pictures. This is, as title states, simply why I decided not to post them anymore. Weight loss transformation pictures can be used by business and/or social media to define health, happiness and success by... Read more of this article

Column: Design Your Health Destination

Column: Design Your Health Destination

[Opinion column written by Agathe Holowatinc] Today I wanted to write to you about designing your health destiny. You see, in one year you will arrive at either a well-designed destination, or an un-designed one. Well-designed or un-designed. And in the words of Jim Rohn: “And I promise you…you really don’t want to arrive at an un-designed destination... Read more of this article

Column: Does Premier Think Voters Are Suckers?

Column: Does Premier Think Voters Are Suckers?

[Opinion column written by OBA candidate Vic Ball] The purposefully provocative title reflects the only possible conclusion I could come to as to how Premier Burt views Bermudian voters. Why else would he call a snap election now and expect to win? After only three years of a five-year term, is he not trusting that constituents will be so gullible that... Read more of this article

Column: ‘We Need To Stand Up And Step Up’

Column: ‘We Need To Stand Up And Step Up’

[Opinion column written by FDM candidate Cheryl Packwood] I was raised to believe in equality and freedom for all – and I knew from childhood that this included economic equality. My father, Cyril Packwood, came home from his days of research in the Bermuda Archives with the stories of Mary Prince, Philippa, Sally Bassett and many others. Black women... Read more of this article

Column: What Does “Capable & Steady” Mean?

Column: What Does “Capable & Steady” Mean?

[Opinion column written by Scott Pearman] If you are reading this, then I suspect you are someone who is naturally curious. Curious about what other people have to say about things. Curious as to whether you may agree or disagree. Perhaps you are seeking to confirm your existing viewpoints? Perhaps you are shaking your head in frustration at the words... Read more of this article

Column: Healthy Hurricane Food Essentials

Column: Healthy Hurricane Food Essentials

[Opinion column written by Agathe Holowatinc] As we navigate the Atlantic hurricane season, we at FUELLED Bermuda urge you to take all necessary precautions to prepare your families and properties at this time. During hurricane season, your emergency plan should include a list of items that you can keep stocked in your home. This hurricane preparedness... Read more of this article